2001 Opel Zafira vs. 2007 Opel Vectra

To start off, 2007 Opel Vectra is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Opel Zafira. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Opel Zafira would be higher. At 1,994 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Opel Zafira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Opel Vectra (120 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2001 Opel Zafira. (98 HP @ 4400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Opel Vectra should accelerate faster than 2001 Opel Zafira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Opel Vectra weights approximately 5 kg more than 2001 Opel Zafira. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2001 Opel Zafira (220 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 53 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Opel Vectra. (167 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2001 Opel Zafira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Opel Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Opel Zafira 2007 Opel Vectra
Make Opel Opel
Model Zafira Vectra
Year Released 2001 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 98 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 220 Nm 167 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1485 kg 1490 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 60 L


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